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Making History, Bristol Literature Festival

14:00 - 16:30
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Science and Science Fiction: Versions of the Future

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SilverWood Social 2016

14:00 - 21:30
The SilverWood Writing Day & Social is taking place at the Mercure Brigstow on October 29th. FFI and booking please see our news item here.


Poetry workshop run by Michael Brown

14:00 - 15:30

Michael is running a poetry workshop at Anglia Ruskin University for Cambridge University festival of ideas.


Research for Creative Writers

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Writing Workshop with Sarah LeFanu

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Elevator Pitch: a session for writers

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How I Became a Bestseller with Rachel Abbott

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The Kilted Puffling Book Launch

10:30 - 12:30

Presentations at 11am and 12 noon, book signing taking place throughout the morning at the Arts Centre, Shaftsbury. The price of the paperback has been reduced to £5.99 for all copies sold during the launch and a donation of £1 will be made to 'The Friends of St James' for every copy sold during the morning. 


Taunton Literary Festival with Dr Raj Persaud

Dr Raj Persaud will be at Brendon Books, Taunton as part of Taunton Literary Festival. For tickets and further information please click here

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Coming Soon...

Solving the Property Puzzle by Gill Fielding

Secret Millionaire Gill Fielding's guide to investing in property.

Controlling Charlotte by Charlotte Hains

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to 'Introducing Charlotte'.

Girl in the Hat Shop by Leila Cassell

In 1940s London, a young Jewish woman with the ability to see the future receives horrifying visions of the Blitz.

The Troll of Trafalgar Square by Fiona Scott

A Stupendous Book from SilverWood.

Fortune's Wheel by Carolyn Hughes

Plague widow Alice atte Wode is desperate to find her missing daughter, but her neighbours are rebelling against their masters and their mutiny is hindering the search.

The Shame of Innocence by Nikki Copleston

A chilling murder mystery involving a young teenage girl and a stern detective.

The Boy Who Yawned by Mark Dando

A children's rhyme about a little boy whose yawning gets him in to an unlikely spot of trouble.

Goose Bump, Bumpity, Bump by Kathryn Harries

A beautifully illustrated children's story about a clumsy goose learning to fly.

Goodnight, William by Kathryn Harries

When William keeps hearing strange noises at bedtime, his imagination runs wild.

Kill the Robot by Mark Dando and Doug Richardson

By itself, this book won't make you more confident but if you practise the thinking disciplines it describes, over time your confidence will increase.

The Spirit Lives by Alison Porter

The story of a desperate quest for the truth for closure, and also revenge.

My Bermuda Books by Richard Leigh Harris

Professional musician Richard Leigh Harris discusses his views on various topics, from politics to the arts, in this second memoir.

The Carib-Asian Cookery Book by Sherrie Eugene and Patrick Hart

Discover a melting pot of West African Caribbean, Asian and English flavours in this unique recipe book based on the authors' 'Carib-Asian Cookery Show'.

13 Pathways Home by MM Skutetzki

A collection of short stories about instincts and emotions written from thirteen different perspectives.

Children of the Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E Wills

The third instalment of the Children of the Chieftain series, set in the Viking town of Birka

Rachel? by Dave Peak

A dark comedy set in a mildly dystopian future.

Alfie Slider vs the Shape Shifter by Sarah Dixon

Long Ago and Far Away by Dinah Read

True Colours by Elly Redding

Could you ever trust again the man who broke your heart?

A Way to Go by Rhea Wells

A first hand, heartfelt account of one woman's life journey.

Uneasy Sleepers by Jeremy HH York

AB Gets His Wings by Richard Bland

The touching story of AB the teddy bear and his exciting aviation adventures.

Not Just A Crown of Thorns by Robert O Russell

Poems from the heart by the author of 'The Right Way'.

There's No Such Thing as Monsters by Kylie Holmes

Tom believes that monsters live in his bedroom. His mum tells him there's no such thing. Is she right?

Dancing With Shadows by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

Dancing With Shadows [Hardback Edition] by Adrian Churchward

Book 2 of the Puppet Meisters Trilogy.

The Secret Life of Freaks by Ben Sansum

The second novel from the author of 'Spannered'.

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Matlock the Hare [Hardback Edition]

by Phil and Jacqui Lovesey

The final part of the Most Majecilus trilogy reaches its whammet-dudging finale in a majickal tale that will...


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Matlock the Hare

by Phil and Jacqui Lovesey

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Rats on Roller Skates

by Fiona Scott

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Journey to Colonus

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A Novel of Race, Espionage and Redemption.


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